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Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Monday
    February 10, 2020
  • Where
  • Wesley Homes – Terrace Building
    816 S 216th St
    Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
  • February 10
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  • Des Moines

Should I Still Watch This Show? Pop Culture in the #MeToo Era

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, in which dozens of high-profile individuals in the entertainment industry have been accused of harassment or abuse, many of us are asking: “Should I still be watching this?” Explore the cultural and economic issues inherent in consuming entertainment made by people whose behaviors we find questionable, distasteful, or […]

  • When
  • 10:00 am, Monday
    February 10, 2020
  • Where
  • Wesley Homes – Terrace Building
    816 S. 216th Street
    Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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